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Grant County, South Dakota

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Grant County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 7,847. Its county seat is Milbank6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,782 km² (688 mi²). 1,768 km² (683 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.

Townships

The county is divided into seventeen townships: Adams, Alban, Big Stone, Blooming Valley, Farmington, Georgia, Grant Center, Kilborn, Lura, Madison, Mazeppa, Melrose, Osceola, Stockholm, Troy, Twin Brooks, Vernon.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Grant County
Population by year

1900 - 9,103
1910 - 10,303
1920 - 10,880
1930 - 10,729
1940 - 10,552
1950 - 10,233
1960 - 9,913
1970 - 9,005
1980 - 9,013
1990 - 8,372
2000 - 7,847

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 7,847 people, 3,116 households, and 2,156 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (12/mi²). There are 3,456 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.61% White, 0.01% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. 0.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,116 households out of which 33.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% are married couples living together, 5.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% are non-families. 28.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 25.10% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 19.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.10 males.

Cities and towns

Regions of South Dakota Flag of South Dakota
Black Hills - Coteau des Prairies
Largest cities
Aberdeen | Belle Fourche | Brandon | Brookings | Canton | Ellsworth | Hot Springs | Huron | Madison | Mitchell | Mobridge | Pierre | Rapid City | Rapid Valley | Sioux Falls | Spearfish | Sturgis | Vermillion | Watertown | Winner | Yankton
Counties
Aurora - Beadle - Bennet - Bon Homme - Brookings - Brown - Brule - Buffalo - Butte - Campbell - Charles Mix - Clark - Clay - Codington - Corson - Custer - Davison - Day - Deuel - Dewey - Douglas - Edmunds - Fall River - Faulk - Grant - Gregory - Haakon - Hamlin - Hand - Hanson - Harding - Hughes - Hutchinson - Hyde - Jackson - Jerauld - Jones - Kingsbury - Lake - Lawrence - Lincoln - Lyman - Marshall - McCook - McPherson - Meade - Mellette - Miner - Minnehaha - Moody - Pennington - Perkins - Potter - Roberts - Sanborn - Shannon - Spink - Stanley - Sully - Todd - Tripp - Turner - Union - Walworth - Yankton - Ziebach

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